Fenty Magnificence Bordeaux Brat Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick ($25.00 for zero.25 oz.) is a medium-dark plum with delicate, heat undertones and a pearly sheen. It had buildable pigmentation from semi-sheer to largely opaque when utilized with a fingertip or brush with opaque protection achieved in a single cross when utilized instantly from the tube. The feel was true cream-to-powder, so it felt barely creamy and had some slip initially however then changed into a extra powder-like product utilized to my pores and skin. I didn’t have any problem apply it to my cheeks over naked pores and skin or over base merchandise, as the colour utilized evenly and blended out properly alongside the perimeters. It lasted properly for eight hours on me earlier than fading a bit.
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$25.00/zero.25 oz. – $100.00 Per Ounce
The components is meant to be long-wearing with a “light-as-air,” “blendable” texture that “lives to be layered.” They twist-up and are medium-sized with a domed edge. I discovered that making use of to my fingertips labored higher than direct software, because it enabled me better management over protection stage in addition to placement, and when you have a tendency to use over basis, then this may assist hold the Match Stix cleaner, too.
The feel was skinny, and it did appear to go from a “cream” within the tube to a extra powder-like product as soon as on the pores and skin. They have been pretty blendable with a number of being extra sparkly with much less seen base shade, which might not be for everybody, and others had a extra pearl-like sheen that didn’t emphasize my pores and skin’s pure texture. Most shades utilized and blended out with out lifting up basis or pulling into pores (over naked pores and skin), however the ones that did tended to have bigger particles in them. They lasted between six and eight hours on me.
An issue I had all through simply swatching every shade on my cheeks for photographs was that no matter was uncovered was a bit dry, extra powdery to the contact, and I felt like I needed to actually heat the product up and/or swipe it backwards and forwards on the again of my hand to refresh the feel. This isn’t unusual with drier, cream-based formulation, but it surely’s nonetheless a draw back and an space that might be improved upon. Some shades have been very pigmented, others have been medium and buildable, and a pair have been sheerer.
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